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Administrative Assistant III

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 14, 2024
Salary:

Minimum $24.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Job Summary:

The Department of Medical Physics is seeking an Administrative Assistant III to primarily support the Department Chair and provide occasional support to the Department Administrator. This position will support a welcoming environment, manage administrative support activities including coordinating travel for the Chair, responding to student and faculty requests, scheduling and calendar management, creating and handling confidential information on a routine basis including faculty promotion packets. The Chair's assistant is part of a thriving department administration team.

Responsibilities: Provides general administrative support, while exercising discretion, to the administrator of a department or division of the institution or to the administrator of multiple institution programs, services, and activities.
  • 15% Schedules logistics and secures resources for meetings, conferences, travel, and work unit operations
  • 10% Serves as a primary point of contact for individuals and groups, provides organizational information via phone, in person, and through other communication mediums
  • 15% Prepares and audits complex records, edits documents, and reviews work done by others
  • 30% Develops, sends, receives, copies, and distributes communications to the appropriate entities according to established policies and procedures
  • 15% Develops, implements, and maintains methods and organizational systems directed at the maintenance of electronic/physical records related to work operations according to established policies and procedures
  • 10% Manages faculty development and promotion activities
  • 5% Maintains inventory control of equipment purchases
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
H.S. Diploma

Qualifications:

Required:
- Minimum one year administrative or related experience

Preferred:
- Experience providing administrative support at an executive level
- Experience managing calendars and scheduling complex meetings
- Experience with travel arrangements and travel reimbursements
- Experience using virtual conferencing tools (WebEx, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.)
- Proficiency with software programs including Excel, Word, Outlook, and Adobe products
- Experience working in higher education environment

Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to work independently under general supervision, prioritize duties and demonstrate effective time management
- Ability to manage multiple priorities with discretion and confidentiality in a fast-paced environment
- Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with diverse populations
- Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
- Exceptional customer service skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent written and oral communication skills

We encourage you to apply even if you don't have all of the qualifications listed above.

Work Schedule:

Standard hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with some flexibility.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Additional Information:

University sponsorship is not available for this position, including transfers of sponsorship. The selected applicant will be responsible for ensuring their continuous eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need of an employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment. This position is an ongoing position that will require continuous work eligibility. UW-Madison is not an E-Verify employer, and therefore, is not eligible to employ F1 STEM OPT Extension participants. If you are selected for this position you must provide proof of work authorization and eligibility to work.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications and experience. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

Contact:

Gabriella Fisk
gfisk@wisc.edu
608-890-0034
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Administrative Assistant III(AD003)

Department(s):

A53-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MED PHYSICS/MED PHYSIC

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

300954-CP

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. For more information regarding applicant and employee rights and to view federal and state required postings, click here

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment may require a criminal background check. It may also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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